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Connecting the Dots: James R. Booth uses fMRI to predict learning disorders sooner

Sep. 27, 2018—James R. Booth's work comes with a challenge: keeping his test young subjects from wiggling in the cramped confines of an fMRI machine.

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Pyramid Model keeps behavior problems to a minimum — and kids in school

Sep. 27, 2018—When 4-year-old Antonio felt frustrated at home or at school, he used to bite. And hit. And kick. In many schools, that behavior would get him sent home.

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A Family of Givers: Damond and Makeba Boatwright

Sep. 27, 2018—Damond and Makeba Boatwright committed very early on that their family would improve and invest in the lives of others.

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Farm to Table: Knapp Farm was an early experiment in sustainability

Sep. 17, 2018—In 1914 Peabody established a farm to educate farmers and train the teachers who would educate the children of farmers.

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Big Picture

Mar. 30, 2018—As he approaches retirement, Mark Lipsey says with a laugh that he has only had two jobs in his life. That may be due to his stumbling upon his calling early on. It also may have something to do with being in the right place at the right time. Either way, he set a course and never looked back.

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New Leaf

Mar. 30, 2018—When Andrew Finch earned his M.Ed. at Peabody in the mid-1990s, he knew he wanted to do something that would make a difference in the lives of young people. A certified school counselor and longtime champion of recovery high schools, he now serves as coordinator of the school counseling track in the master’s degree program in human development counseling at Peabody.

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All Inclusive

Mar. 30, 2018—The Susan Gray School at Peabody is the first nationally recognized inclusive preschool. One-third of the students at SGS have an intellectual or physical disability. The school provides a fertile training ground for a select cadre of graduate students in Peabody’s early childhood special education program, the Susan Gray fellows.

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